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I would like to know the various themes, current & discontinued, that LEGO has released in brick/element form.

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Many bricks/elements are used in multiple themes, do you mean sets? –  Zhaph - Ben Duguid Jan 5 '12 at 9:15
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Any such list would be constantly out of date. –  user23 Jan 5 '12 at 9:19
    
@ Z-BD:I was thinking of general themes. Town/city. Castle. Space. etc. A set count would be gigantic. –  Major Stackings Jan 5 '12 at 16:42
    
@ Joe: As of 1/5/2012 –  Major Stackings Jan 5 '12 at 16:49
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But it's nearly 1/6/2012! Why would I want your old list? –  user23 Jan 5 '12 at 18:36
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In much the same way we had with the question on categorising bricks, I think this is something better handled by other sites out there:

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Since there should be a concrete answer to this LEGO question, this seems the perfect site to seek the answer. –  Major Stackings Jan 5 '12 at 16:48
    
That's what I thought about the categories one as well, but I was out voted ;) –  Zhaph - Ben Duguid Jan 5 '12 at 16:56
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Thanks! I checked all of your suggested links. I liked Bricksets theme browser best. It is an eye opener. I knew there were more themes than I could bring to mind, but I had no idea there would be so many. –  Major Stackings Jan 5 '12 at 19:48
    
The count hovers right around 90 themes. I would have guessed 50. –  Major Stackings Jan 12 '12 at 16:19
    
@MajorStackings Don't forget that some themes also have sub-themes: brickset.com/browse/themes/?theme=Alpha%20Team lists two proper sub themes for Alpha Team, and City has around 13 core sub-themes, like Police, Fire, Space, Trains, etc. which you can see in the right hand column. –  Zhaph - Ben Duguid Jan 12 '12 at 16:50
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